• Institute Code W75
  • UCAS Code K230
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  • Start Date(s) 21 September 2020
  • Award BSc (Hons)
  • Study Mode Part-time, Full-time
  • Course Length Part-time (6 years), Full-time (3 years)
  • Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus
  • School School of Architecture and Built Environment

Why choose this course?

The aims of the BSc Building Surveying course are:

  • to enable you to gain the essential skills of Building Surveying focussing on design and technology, economics and law and the specific applications to refurbishment and property management.
  • to develop skills including team working, giving presentations, report writing, drawing and project understanding.
  • to advance your understanding of other construction professions by multi-disciplinary group projects concentrating on communication, delegation and leadership.

What happens on the course?

At each level of the degree programme, you will be required to complete 120 credits made up of a certain number of core modules, and a number of optional modules at certain levels. 

At Level One the modules are:

  • Principles of Valuation
  • Construction Technology and Materials
  • Construction Procedures and Processes
  • Built Environment Economics and Finance
  • Pre-Contract Studies
  • Personal Skills and Professional Development

 

At Level Two the core modules are:

  • Building Surveying Practise
  • Development and Regeneration
  • Construction and Environmental technology
  • Law
  • Design Principles and Practice

 

At Level Three the core modules are:

  • Building Pathology
  • Facilities Management
  • Contract Law and Dispute Resolution
  • Dissertation
  • Group Project Evaluation and Development

 

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

We work closely with regional and national companies to identify the relevant professional and technical skills required in these specialist industries.

Employment is secured by graduates in a range of organisations both in the UK and overseas.

A high number of graduates continue with us on our MSc programme in order to further specialise their Building Surveying skills.

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

The BSc (Hons) Degree in Building Surveying offers:

  • accreditation by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and satisfies the academic requirements for full membership of the RICS. Upon successful completion of the course you will need to spend time in employment and pass the RICS' Assessment of Professional Competence before gaining full RICS membership.
  • the potential to have a year out in industry by carrying out a student placement.
  • a comprehensive academic and vocational approach to teaching and learning of key Building Surveying skills.
  • an established recognised course by local and regional employers.
  • a course designed to provide the wide range of skills and knowledge required for Building Surveying and place these within the residential and commercial industry sectors.

We are currently developing the Springfield Campus which will be Europe’s largest construction centre of excellence.  Join us as the exciting development takes shape and from 2019/20 students in the School of Architecture and the Built environment will be taught from the new campus.

Find out more about Springfield Campus.

 

 

The BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying enables you to:

  • join a course that is accredited by the Royal Instituion of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
  • improve your employability skills by combining academic theory with the key practical requirements of a Building Surveyor, i.e. Defects Analysis, Sketching, Drawing, Building Pathology, Refurbishment and Development case studies.
  • develop and practise meetings, giving presentations, communication skills, problem solving and team working.

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £9250 per year 2019-20
Home/EU Full-time £9250 per year 2020-21
Home/EU Part-time £2975 per year# 2019-20
Home/EU Part-time £3050 per year# 2020-21
International Full-time £12000 per year 2019-20
International Full-time £12250 per year 2020-21
International Part-time £6000 per year# 2019-20
International Part-time £6125 per year# 2020-21

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

# Undergraduate part-time fees for 50% rate of study

2020 Entry

  • 96 UCAS points
  • A Levels - grades CCC / BCD
  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma or OCR Cambridge L3 Technical Extended Diploma - grades MMM
  • Access to HE Diploma: 45 L3 credits at Merit

Use the UCAS Tariff calculator to check your qualifications and points

Students must usually have studied for a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, we will consider applications from mature students who do not have two years of post-16 study, where they have relevant work experience. Please see http://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.

If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.

International entry requirements and application guidance can be found at http://www.wlv.ac.uk/international/apply

English language requirements also apply

 

Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

"Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), having been judged to meet the CIOB Education Framework. Prospective members holding these qualifications have full academic exemption and may enter CIOB membership without the requirement for an Individual Assessment."

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for the purpose of graduate membership.

Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)

Accredited by the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE).

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for the purpose of graduate membership.

Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

"Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), having been judged to meet the CIOB Education Framework. Prospective members holding these qualifications have full academic exemption and may enter CIOB membership without the requirement for an Individual Assessment."

Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)

Accredited by the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE).

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

Tuition Fees Loan: If you wish, you can take out a Government Student Loan which covers the full course fee. You pay it back once you’ve left university and your income is more than £25,725 (from April 2019). More information on repayments can be found at: repayments.
It’s available to eligible full-time higher education students and does not depend on family income.

The amount of the Tuition Fees Loan is paid directly to the University of Wolverhampton by the Student Loan Company.

Visit student finance on the gov.uk website to find out more.

Self-funding: If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay.The funding available to you depends on when you started your studies and if you have been to University previously.

For more information please contact the Gateway.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

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